K-pop band BTS breaks Youtube record with ‘Boy With Luv’

16 April, 2019, 10:29 | Author: Dominic Spencer
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For quite some time now, the world has been waking up the brilliance of K-pop collective BTS. YouTube didn't immediately respond to a request for comment, but according to Variety, the video smashed the site's record for most views in the first 24 hours of release.

For all the excitement evident in the audience, the loudest cheers reverberated across social media as the BTS ARMY noted all the enthusiasm and welcomed the legion of newly converted SNL-watching fans.

BTS is set to perform their hit "Boy With Luv" with Halsey, who did not join the boy band for their SNL appearance. The band released the official video for Boy With Luv on Friday, and it's already had more than 109 million views.

BTS has performed the track without Halsey previously, on the Saturday (April 13) episode of Saturday Night Live.


The 24-hour YouTube streaming record, which had just recently (about a week ago) fallen into the hands of K-pop outfit BLACKPINK with 56.7 million views on their "Kill This Love" music video.

Amidst all the screaming fans packed into Rockefeller Center's Studio 8H on Saturday to watch BTS make their "Saturday Night Live" debut, the seven-member K-pop group also made history.

What new heights will the boys reach?

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